CDC announces the 7600 supercomputer
3rd December 1968
Control Data Corporation announces its 7600 model, widely hailed as the first supercomputer.
Designed by Seymour Cray, the CDC 7600 ran at a speed of nearly 40 megaflops.
The first 7600 was delivered in January 1969 to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and cost in the region of $5 million.